background preloader

Vikings, Summer Year 3 (Second Grade)

Facebook Twitter

Courtship, Love and Marriage in Viking Scandinavia. Part I -- Forward and Introduction Forward Some time ago, some friends of mine came to me and asked me to tell them how a Viking wedding was conducted.

Courtship, Love and Marriage in Viking Scandinavia

Although I write a column entitled"The Viking Answer Lady" for my local SCA newsletter, I hadn't a clue as to the answer. Amazon. Amazon. Amazon. “Vikings” at Usborne Children’s Books. “Vikings” in Usborne Quicklinks. Quicklinks Click on the links to visit the recommended websites.

“Vikings” in Usborne Quicklinks

Important! Read our three internet safety rules. Internet safety. Amazon.co. The Amazing Vikings. Ravagers, despoilers, pagans, heathens--such epithets pretty well summed up the Vikings for those who lived in the British Isles during medieval times.

The Amazing Vikings

For hundreds of years after their bloody appearance at the end of the 8th century A.D., these ruthless raiders would periodically sweep in from the sea to kill, plunder and destroy, essentially at will. "From the fury of the Northmen, deliver us, O Lord" was a prayer uttered frequently and fervently at the close of the first millennium. Small wonder that the ancient Anglo-Saxons--and their cultural descendants in England, the U.S. and Canada--think of these seafaring Scandinavians as little more than violent brutes.

The truth about Vikings: Not the smelly barbarians of legend but silk-clad, blinged-up culture vultures. It’s the cry that struck fear into our ancestors’ hearts for 300 years...

The truth about Vikings: Not the smelly barbarians of legend but silk-clad, blinged-up culture vultures

“the Vikings are coming!”. They were huge, bearded barbarians in animal fur tunics and horned helmets who raped and pillaged their way across four continents and “went berserk” on battlefields. Or were they? Scandinavian Countries - FREE Lesson Plans & Games for Kids. Geo quest 2016 revised LW.

Lyrics

Year 3 - 'Let Your Spirit Fly' - Shoreditch Park Primary School. How to Make a Viking Longboat - Hobbycraft Blog. The Vikings were good at making boats.

How to Make a Viking Longboat - Hobbycraft Blog

Their dragonships and long boats had colourful, striking designs with intricate dragon heads mounted on the bow. This one wouldn’t fare so well at sea, but its easy to make with a bit of corrugated card and some felt tips. It comes complete with seats and oars so your little Vikings can paddle their way to battle. Viking Ships. Viking Ships Two different classes of Viking era ships were found: warships called langskip (left) and merchant ships called knörr (right).

Viking Ships

Typically, a warship is narrower, longer, and shallower than a knörr, and is powered by oars, supplanted by sail. The warship is completely open and is built for speed and maneuverability. In contrast, a knörr is partially enclosed and powered primarily by sail. What's an algorithm? - David J. Malan. What is Digital Literacy? What Digital Literacy Looks Like in a Classroom. Technology in the Classroom: What is Digital Literacy? “Digital literacy” is one of those technology in the classroom buzzwords floated by experts as being granular to 21st century students.

Technology in the Classroom: What is Digital Literacy?

It's everywhere, on everyone's tongue, but figuring out what it means can be daunting. “Literacy” is simple: The ability to read and write -- so “digital literacy” should be achieving those goals using technology in the classroom. It’s not that simple. Here are a few of the definitions of digital literacy that I found: "The ability to find, evaluate, utilize, share, and create content using information technologies and the Internet. " -- Cornell University. Three Techniques for Teaching Digital Literacy. Modern Pentathlon - Summer Olympic Sport. The ancient disciplines The ancient pentathlon consisted of running, jumping, spear-throwing, discus and wrestling.

Modern Pentathlon - Summer Olympic Sport

The pentathlon held a position of unique importance, with the winner ranked as “Victor Ludorum”. Quick Guide to Olympic Modern Pentathlon. 10 Swimming Tips for Beginners. …click a category above for great P.E. games! Physical Education Games - Net Dodgeball. Multiskills festival 2013. Invasion Games. Outdoor Games Played in Medieval Times and Earlier. Each player then chooses a marker, usually a stone.

Outdoor Games Played in Medieval Times and Earlier

Play begins with the first player tossing his stone into the first space. If the stone lands completely within the designated square, the player proceeds to hop through the course. A player can only have one foot in any given square, so single squares must be balanced and double squares (side by side) are straddled. Primary History - Vikings - Family life. Viking KS2 presnotes FINALv3. Viking craft slideshow br museum. Viking loved brooches, and many have been found in Viking graves.

Women usually wore a pair or brooches which were pinned to the front of their pinafore. Sometimes there were strings of beads also attached to them. The brooches were typically oval in shape and beautifully decorated, though plenty round ones have also been found; have a look at these ones found in Viking York. Here is how you can make your very own brooches to keep your viking pinafore up! Cheap fun. I love it. And when I tally the expenses for this history craft, they're nominal. But the amount of fun that has resulted is priceless.

When my oldest son and I read our second book in the "Your Life as ... " series by Thomas Kingsley Troupe, I immediately thought of a great craft extension to our lesson on Vikings. But enough about me. Learn about Elements of Art. Jewish Holidays, Calendar & Dates, Customs, Traditions, and Commemoration. Judaism is filled with rich traditions and customs that are most obvious during the religious holidays. Each Jewish holiday is generally classified and placed into one of three different categories (major, minor and modern), which helps to indicate the level of observance. More specifically, each holiday demonstrates the origin of longstanding rituals and practices unique to the Jewish faith. Judaism 101. Where to Start There are over eighty web pages on this site, comprising over 300 pages of text, a virtual book of information on Judaism.

That's a lot of information! Where should you start? That depends on what you're looking for: Just browsing? The Story of Judaism. Primary History - Vikings - Who were the Vikings. Viking Age. The Viking Age is the period from 793 to 1066 in European history, especially Northern European and Scandinavian history, following the Germanic Iron Age. It is the period of history when Scandinavian Norsemen explored Europe by its seas and rivers for trade, raids and conquest. In this period, the Vikings also settled in Norse Greenland and Newfoundland, and present-day Faroe Islands, Iceland, Normandy, Scotland, Ireland, Russia and Anatolia.[2] Historical considerations[edit] In England, the Viking Age began on 8 June 793[3] when Vikings destroyed the abbey on Lindisfarne, a centre of learning that was famous across the continent. Norse Social Structure. The ancient Vikings Social structure was relatively simple, and followed many of the common traits all societies exhibit.

Of course in every society there are the high status members and the lower status members, Viking society was no different at all. Being a member of upper echelon of Viking society obviously offered plenty of rewards and benefits, and was held by the Viking Kings. At the lower end of Viking society was the Thralls, the slaves of the Viking world. In the middle we had the Viking people, separated into two main classes the Karls and the Jarls. Social Classes in Viking Society. Viking Ships. The Vikings. LEVS : Viking FAQs : Transportation. The Vikings : Ships, seafarers & life at sea : Sea & ships fact files. Ten facts about the Vikings. Folkthings: Dragon heads on the bow of the...

Vikings - Exploration. Vikings for Kids - Primary History. Geography - The Vikings for Kids and Teachers - Lesson Plans, Games, Powerpoints, Activities. Beyond Lands' End: Viking Voyage 1000. The Messes of Men. Scandinavian Map by Martin Haake. Scandinavian Countries - FREE Lesson Plans & Games for Kids. Vikings ahoy! by afitzsimmons - Teaching Resources. "Thor's Hammer" Found in Viking Graves. Vikings. The Vikings - Britons, Gaels, Picts, Angles and Vikings. Clothing in the Viking Age. Kaftans.

BOOKS

Learn about Solids, Liquids, and Gases. Learn about Magnets. Learn about Light. Learn about Gravity. Learn about Changing States of Matter. Edison Tried and Tried Again. Light. Light Bounces! Machines Can Move! Will You Push or Pull? Famous Scientists - Sir Isaac Newton.